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Table of Contents


Errata PDF
Farida Fozdar

Conference Report

THE CHARLES STRONG LECTURE 2015 Two Disconnected Discourses of Disconnection: Anti-West and Anti-Islamic Discourses PDF
Gary Bouma 3-12


‘Religions of Practice’: The Case of Japanese Religions PDF
Douglas Ezzy 13-29
The Church, The Commission and the Truth: Inside the NSW Special Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse PDF
Kathleen McPhillips 30-51
Women in Australian Pentecostalism: Leadership, Submission, and Feminism in Hillsong Church PDF
Elizabeth Miller 52-76
Mormon Missionaries and Mid-twentieth-century Basketball in Australia: Religion through Sport as a Vehicle to Reach Secular Society PDF
Fred E. Woods 77-93

Review Essay

Making Sense of the World of Faith: Recent Trends in Data, Methods and Explanations of Religious Change PDF
Andrew Singleton 94-107

Book Reviews

Anna Halafoff, The Multifaith Movement: Global Risks and Cosmopolitan Solutions. Springer, New York, 2013, pp. xvi + 181, ISBN: 978-94-007-5209-2 (E-book). PDF
Paul Hedges 108-109
Kermani, Navid, God Is Beautiful: The Aesthetic Experience of the Quran, trans. Tony Crawford. Polity Press, Cambridge, 2015, pp. 464, ISBN: 9780745651675 PDF
George Archer 110-111
Felderhof, Marius, and Penny Thompson (eds.), Teaching Virtue: The Contribution of Religious Education. Bloomsbury, London, 2014, pp. xiii + 227, ISBN: 978- 1472522535, US$39.95 (pbk) PDF
Ryan Korstange 112-113
Graham Harvey, Food, Sex & Strangers: Understanding Religion as Everyday Life. Acumen, Durham, 2013, pp. xi + 244, ISBN: 978-1-84465-693-6 (pbk) PDF
Sarah Penicka-Smith 114-115
Cherry, Stephen M., and Helen Rose Ebaugh (eds.), Global Religious Movements Across Borders: Sacred Service, Ashgate, Burlington, 2014, pp. 220, ISBN: 978 409456889 (pbk) PDF
Larry Nemer 116-117
Goodhart, Sandor, The Prophetic Law: Essays in Judaism, Girardianism, Literary Studies, and the Ethical, Michigan State University Press, East Lansing, 2014, pp. 342, ISBN: 9781611861242 PDF
Janelle Peters 118-119
Bogdan, Henrik, and James R. Lewis (eds.), Sexuality and New Religious Movements, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke and New York, 2014, pp. vii + 240, ISBN: 978-1-137-40962-1 (hbk) PDF
Carole M. Cusack 120-121
Ezzy, Douglas, Sex, Death and Witchcraft: A Contemporary Pagan Festival, Bloomsbury, London and New York, 2014, pp. 204, ISBN: 978-1-4725-2758-5 (pbk) PDF
Sarah Penicka-Smith 122-123
Schilbrack, Kevin, Philosophy and the Study of Religions: A Manifesto, Wiley- Blackwell, Oxford, 2015, pp. xx + 226, ISBN: 978-1-4443-3053-3, US$46.95 (pbk). PDF
Jack Tsonis 124-125
Ghiloni, Aaron J. (ed.), World Religions and Their Missions, Peter Lang, New York, 2015, pp. 336, ISBN: 978-1-4331-2284-2 (hbk) PDF
Gary Bouma 126-127

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